Employee Productivity: How To Revive Your Work Motivation

The last two years have been a disaster, not only for people’s health but also for businesses and industries across the globe. Now that things might be going back to normal - or even settling down a bit - employers want nothing more than to make sure their employees are motivated to pick up the pace at which they work. 

And even on your end, you might be eager to slip back into routine and perform better at work. After all, your career and your job matter, and performing well at your job only improves your chances of growth in the future. All these are perfectly valid reasons to want to work better, but what steps can you take if you just can’t seem to find it in you to do this?

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We have some tips that can help you get some of that motivation and drive back, so keep reading. 

Reassess Your Work Environment 

Take a look at the company you’re working with right now and consider if this really is a job you would like to keep working at. It might be that the company structure, schedule, or routine just doesn’t suit the way you work, and a change of employers is in order. 

In this case, you need to start thinking about your resume instead of your motivation levels. Our best tip, in that case, is to look at resume examples that are most successful in landing jobs, like this finance resume example

In case your professional role isn’t a problem, you might need to change some things about your office, or rethink your long-term goals. 

Change Up Your Office 

A lot of times, a little change in scenery helps. If you’ve been sitting at the same spot for ages, it might help you to move things around. Even changing the position of your desk in the office can help.

If you’re working from home, how about you step out of your home office for a little while and work from your kitchen counter. If the option is available, maybe go to a cafe, library, park or coworking space. 

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A suitable environment will go far when it comes to increasing motivation, which is also why companies have invested heavily in good quality and comfortable offices in the past. 

Set Long Term Goals 

Working with no direction and no long-term goals can leave you feeling unmotivated and lazy. Knowing which direction you’re headed in and consciously taking the steps towards your dream career can help put you back on track, and it might be just the thing you’re missing right now. 

Don’t just keep it to yourself either. If you know the kind of work you want to do, have a candid conversation about it with your boss or manager. This way they might be able to make sure you get the kind of assignments that will help you further those career aspirations.

Once you feel like you’re doing something for yourself and feel like your work in the office contributes to that directly, it will be all the motivation you could possibly need to perform better at work. 

Author:

@Mark Rosario

Date:

12-07-2021

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